Sunday, August 30 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm

WEBINAR: Fleshing It Out: Sacred and Profane Body Modifications with Lee Harrington

5pm Pacific/ 8pm Eastern

NOTE: This will be an online class via Zoom. Zoom information will be sent to all participants one hour before the event.

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The world over, body modification is used as a way to express identity whether that is self-identity, cultural (or sub-cultural) affiliation, personal milestones, political views, spiritual connections, or other points of personal expression. Are you aware of the modifications you have already made to live the life you currently have, such as having a specific hair style to blend in with your peer circle, or living at a specific body weight? We will look at the wide variety of body modifications available today (from henna/mehndi to hook hangs, tattoos to ritual jewelry, stage makeup to genital reconstruction surgery, breast augmentation to flesh removal), and discuss the energy and history inherit in each type of modification, and their social implications today. Let's examine together why every act of modifying our flesh can be sacred, and every act can profane no matter the type of alteration, no matter the transformation.

PRESENTER:

Lee Harrington is an internationally known spiritual and erotic authenticity educator, gender explorer, eclectic artist and award-winning author and editor on erotic and sacred experience. He's been traveling the globe teaching and talking about sexuality, psychology, faith and desire, and believes you deserve passion and connection in your life. His books include Playing Well With Others: Your Guide to Discovering, Exploring and Negotiating the Kink, Leather and BDSM Communities (with Mollena Williams), Sacred Kink: The Eightfold Paths of BDSM and Beyond, Shibari You Can Use: Japanese Rope Bondage and Erotic Macramé, and Traversing Gender: Understanding Transgender Realities, amongst many others. Lee has been a passion instigator, academic, adult film performer, world class sexual adventurer, outspoken philosopher, polytheist priest/ess, kink/bondage expert, and has been blogging about sex and spirit since 1998. Read more about Lee at PassionAndSoul.com.

TICKETING:

$15 - $35. Advance tickets required through Brown Paper Tickets.

www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4685479

ACCESS:

This will be a live, online class offered through Zoom. To participate, you will need to download the free, basic version of the Zoom app before the class! This class will not be recorded and is not available for later viewing.

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